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Ex-Nevada Senate Democrat Sentenced for Campaign Fund Fraud

Ex-Nevada Senate Democrat Sentenced for Campaign Fund Fraud

By Ken Ritter | Jul 19
A former top Nevada Democratic lawmaker was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison and fined almost $250,000 for misusing campaign funds to pay personal bills and open a downtown Las Vegas nightclub where he hosted political fundraisers.

Gay Brit, 22, Beaten in the Street by Epithet-Hurling Homophobes

Gay Brit, 22, Beaten in the Street by Epithet-Hurling Homophobes

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 17
A gay British man has taken to social media to call out the group of thugs who he says brutally beat him and left him in the street after he confronted them about their having hurled anti-gay verbal abuse.

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

Jul 16
A New York City high school student was convicted on Monday of manslaughter and assault in the fatal stabbing of a classmate the assailant claimed had bullied him.

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

By Larry Neumeister | Jul 15
Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recent days to say he abused them when they were underage.

Inside Epstein Network, Layer Upon Layer to Protect the Boss

Inside Epstein Network, Layer Upon Layer to Protect the Boss

By Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz | Jul 14
There was the team of recruiters and enablers bringing Epstein dozens of underage girls to sexually abuse, federal prosecutors allege.

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All In' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All In' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

By Michael Balsamo | Jul 13
Trump has touted the overhaul as a rare bipartisan effort to address concerns that too many Americans were imprisoned for nonviolent crimes as a result of the drug war.

Billionaire's New Mexico Ranch Linked To Investigation

Billionaire's New Mexico Ranch Linked To Investigation

By Mary Hudetz | Jul 13
Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal authorities in New York.

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

Gay Man Slain, Another Wounded After Contacted on Dating App

Jul 13
A 26-year-old Detroit man has been charged in an attempted robbery and shooting that left one gay man dead and another wounded after they were contacted through a dating app.

Feds Bring New Sex Crime Charges Against Singer R. Kelly

Feds Bring New Sex Crime Charges Against Singer R. Kelly

By Sara Burnett and Caryn Rousseau | Jul 12
Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on sweeping federal indictments.

Suspect in Custody, Warrant Issued in Murder of Gay Georgia Man

Suspect in Custody, Warrant Issued in Murder of Gay Georgia Man

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 12
Police in DeKalb Country, Georgia, have a suspect in custody and have issued a warrant for the arrest of a woman in connection with the murder of 28-year-old Ronald Trey Peters, an openly gay man who was gunned down last month.

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